Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend.
The 2022 PFD application period opened Jan. 1 and will close on March 31. Applications can be submitted and signed electronically at mypfd.alaska.gov. As of 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, nearly 61,000 applications had already been submitted.
Applications can be submitted online or are available at distribution centers across the state. Distribution centers in Kenai include the Kenai city building, the Kenai Peninsula Legislative Information Office, Nikiski Senior Citizens Inc. and the Kenai Community Library. PFD application distribution centers in Soldotna include Soldotna Area Seniors Inc. and Soldotna Public Library.
People eligible to receive a 2022 PFD must have been an Alaska resident for all of 2021, have the intent to remain in Alaska indefinitely as of the date of their application and have not claimed residency in another state or country since Dec. 31, 2020, among other things.
The deadline to file is 11:59 p.m. March 31. More information about the PFD can be found at pfd.alaska.gov.
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